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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Other, Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Residence Life
The Office of Student Affairs at Messiah College has multiple openings for the position of Residence Director for the 2020-21 academic year.
Responsibilities: The residence director is a live-in, professional employee whose responsibilities include furthering the overall mission of the College, fostering holistic living-learning environments through the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of 6 – 9 undergraduate student staff members, administration of up to 370 residents in a residence hall and/or apartment building, serving as an active member of the Residence Life team collaboratively implementing and assessing programs achieved through a developmental and educational approach to assure excellence in meeting student learning outcomes and services.
Open Residence Director positions include opportunities for a first year residence hall or upper class residence hall. We are accepting applications for both and will discuss the best options for applicants who move further in the interview process.
Qualifications: Master's degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling or related field and one year of post-undergraduate residence life experience.
Skills and Characteristics: Excellent interpersonal skills and counseling ability; teaching and/or mentoring experience; ability to work proficiently in student conduct and care software; ability to model Christian faith journey; demonstrated commitment to continual learning and growth in regards to diversity and reconciliation; ability to clearly articulate why inclusive excellence and cultural intelligence matter; ability to work collaboratively with other departments; strong administrative skills; support the living learning environment that is an essential part of the cocurricular experience at Messiah College; supervisory and decision-making abilities; strong verbal and written communication abilities; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education.
Applications: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position has been filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/16364
Messiah College's commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” The college has pursued this vision through a strategic planning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their position.
Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
In accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination (including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975), Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran's status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. All employees are to abide by this policy in order to provide a work environment free from discrimination. The College does not tolerate harassment by vendors, contractors or guests.